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Which classes would we want to see Dino Babers teach?

I’m Professor Babers and this semester is going to be Smooth

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College coaches teaching classes is common at smaller programs but lately more P5 coaches have started joining the classroom. Washington State Cougars HC Mike Leach taught “Leadership Lessons in Insurgent Warfare & Football Strategy” in the spring and yesterday it was announced that Arizona State Sun Devils HC Herm Edwards would join the faculty of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

So what about Syracuse Orange HC Dino Babers? If SU approached Dino about teaching some classes in the off-season what would you see him doing? Let’s look at some of the possibilities we came up with:

Public Speaking

Probably the most natural fit for what we’ve seen of Dino in his time at Syracuse. Here’s just a couple of examples of the kind of instruction students can receive from Professor Babers

Film Studies

This isn’t going to be watching football game tape and breaking down offensive plays. Nope, we’ve heard how much Dino enjoys movies so why not let him share that passion with Syracuse students.

Music Appreciation

Music has become an important part of football practices across the country but for the Orange it starts and ends with the same songs.

“The first song is ‘Smooth,’ Santana,” Babers said. “The last song: ‘I Feel Good,’ James Brown. Every black guy, white guy, pink guy, green guy will learn the words of those songs. Now, in between those two songs, they get to play whatever they want, as long as there’s not cuss words or N-bombs.”

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I mean who wouldn’t take a 3-credit course which focused on the history of Smooth.

Now let’s hear some of your ideas, but if you suggest culinary arts please be ready to defend your decision.